Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong Province, is located at the northern edge of the Pearl River Delta and the middle south of Guangdong, serving as the provincial core for politics, economy, culture, and transportation....
Chinese Name: 广州
English IPA: /'kuaŋtsəu/
Location: South China
Population (city): 14,043,000
Language: Cantonese, Hakkat
Zip code: 510000
Tel code: 020
Time zone: GMT+8
Located at the northern edge of the Pearl River Delta and adjacent to Hong Kong and Macao, Guangzhou is renowned as “China’s Southern Gateway”. Facing the sea and leaning back against the mountains, Guangzhou belongs to the subtropical monsoon climate with the feature of warm and rainy summer, adequate light and heat and short frost-free period. Being the most important part of Lingnan culture, Guangzhou, who wears his own unique historical but fashionable suits, bows and welcomes global friends.
Yue cuisine: Guangzhou delicacies are the main representative of Yue Cuisine. These local dishes insisit in keeping the mask of the original taste of the food.
Morning tea: Guangzhou folks like to gather with families and friends together to taste the morning tea, which serves as a kind of Guangzhou traditional culture.
Snacks: There is a saying goes, “Delicacies are at Xiguan of Guangzhou”. Xiguan preserves lots of famous traditional snacks which are enough to feast your eyes and feed your stomach.
Eye-catching scenery: Thanks for the long history, Xiguan culture and prosperous economy, countless scenic spots with various styles in Guangzhou are inviting you to visit there.
Other Destinations in Guangzhou
- Liwan District
- Yuexiu District
- Haizhu District
- Zengcheng District
- Conghua District
- Nansha District
- Huadu District
- Tianhe District
- Baiyun District
- Panyu District
- Huangpu District
Guangzhou is an old land with a young beating heart where lots of sights are waiting to meet you, such as the Chen Clan Academy, Temple of Six Banyan Trees, Yue Xiu Park, Baiyun Mountain, Canton Tower, Sun Yat-sen Memorial Hall, Shamian Island, Changlong Safari Parks, etc. So no matter what you want to meet, take your time, this wonderful city will tell you his own stories. [...]
Witnessed 2,200 years of the changes of the seasons, Guangzhou is like an affable grandma, continuously and pleasantly, telling the young her unique and attractive stories. Also, Guangzhou is like a vigorous man who persists in innovation and development, and he yells, “Where there is life, there is struggle.” Hence, our Guangzhou tour has not only covered the historical sites, but also its modernization creations; not only the highlights of Guangzhou downtown area, but also its surrounding limpid attractions, such as Dafu [...]
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Climate & When to Go
Guangzhou is located in semi-tropical, across the Tropic of Cancer, annual average temperature 20-22℃, the minimum temperature of 0℃, the highest temperature of 38℃, so the average temperature difference is the smallest around the country. Facing the sea and leaning back against the mountains, Guangzhou belongs to the subtropical monsoon climate with the feature of warm and rainy summer, adequate light and heat and short frost-free period. The heat and rainfall, suitable for plant growth, provide excellent conditions for this [...]
As the traffic heart in Guangdong, Guangzhou has relatively convenient transportation and easily hobnobs with both domestic and international tourists. Moreover, there are buses, taxis, subways and many other vehicles for passengers to choose from, which adds more convenience and pleasure for our friends from afar. How to Get There & Away By Air At present, Guangzhou has only one airport, Baiyun International Airport. Located in the intersection of Renhe Town in Baiyun and Xinhua Town in Huadu, Baiyun International Airport, is the [...]
Festivals and Activities
Guangzhou is a city full of folk customs and leisure with many famous festivals and activities. There are two important temple fairs during Spring time—Guang Fu Temple Fair and Bo Luo Dan. It is a pleasing choice for visitors to join in and experience the local customs. Besides, Guangzhou has another name—— An Everybright City, so a number of evening entertainments appeal to every visitors. Festival Litchi Festival In July, it is the time when cicadas are singing and litchis are ripe, and it is [...]
Located at the northern edge of the Pearl River Delta and adjacent to Hong Kong and Macao, Guangzhou, the capital of Guangdong Province, serves as the provincial center for politics, economy, culture, and transportation. It is a famous historical and cultural city for more than 2,200 years. Known as City of Five Rams and City of Flowers, Guangzhou is a prosperous but relaxing city, with many natural, cultural, and historical gifts in and around it where you never want to [...]
Guangzhou maps include different types of useful maps including Guangzhou location Map, Guangdong Province Map, Guangzhou City Map, Guangzhou attractions map, Guangzhou subway map, Scenic Spots Around Guangzhou and so on in order to help you know more about Guangzhou and plan your dreamlike tour. [...]
As the most important economic, political and cultural center in Guangdong Province, Guangzhou attracts millions of visitors every year. Therefore, it is quite convenient to find ideal hotels of your own flavour, ranging from luxury and modern 5-star hotels to local featured hostel, from economical hotels to youth hostels. You can choose to stay around scenic spots for the convenience of sightseeing, or stay around railway station and bus station for easy going out. Here we have selected some hotels and hostels to [...]